Lila Tretikov

Former Corporate Vice President & Deputy Chief Technology Officer, Microsoft Corporation

Ms. Tretikov is a former Corporate Vice President & Deputy Chief Technology Officer at Microsoft Corporation, and a leading expert on Artificial Intelligence and business transformation. In her role at Microsoft, she applied a cross-disciplinary approach to creating solutions that address some of the world's most challenging problems and empower humanity through technology. Ms. Tretikov currently serves as Partner, Head of AI Strategy , at New Enterprise Associates, Inc., a global venture capital firm.

Prior to joining Microsoft in 2018, Ms. Tretikov served as Senior Vice President of Engie SA, a multinational energy company, and Chief Executive Officer and Vice Chairman of the Terrawatt Initiative, a non-profit organization launched by Engie and other multinationals with a mission to alter the Earth's ecology through energy transition to CO2-negative systems. She was previously Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director of The Wikimedia Foundation and Wikipedia Endowment, the non-profit organization that supports Wikipedia. 

Ms. Tretikov founded a company in the field of computational genomics while at college and has numerous patents and articles to her name in the field of technology-enabled business transformations.